A kind-hearted fellow was walking through New York and was astonished to
see an old man, fishing rod in hand, fishing over a pothole.
"Tsk Tsk!" said the passerby to himself. "What a sad sight. That poor old man is
fishing over a pothole. I'll see if I can help."
So the kind fellow walked up to the old man and asked, "What are you doing, my
"Fishin', eh? Well, how would you like to come have a drink with me?"
The old man stood, put his rod away and followed the kind stranger to the corner
bar. He ordered a large glass of beer and a fine cigar.
His host, the kind fellow, felt good about helping the old man, and he asked,
"Tell me, old friend, how many did you catch this morning?"
The old fellow took a long drag on the cigar, blew a careful smoke ring and
replied, "You're the sixth today, sir!"